Liberalization of Trade Regulation as a Trade Strategy

Wednesday, January 1st, 1986 at 12:00 am by Joel Davidow
Joel Davidow, Liberalization of Trade Regulation as a Trade Strategy, 1986 Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 83

Over the last five years, the United States has significantly trimmed its antitrust policies while making its laws and enforcement against foreign competition ever stricter and more vigorous. Accordingly, it is appropriate to examine whether these trends constitute a coherent national policy, and whether the benefits of the changes are likely to outweigh the costs.

Author Information

Mr. Davidow is a partner at Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon, New York, N.Y., and a Lecturer on International Trade and Antitrust at the Columbia University School of Law, New York, N.Y. He was formerly Director of Policy Planning, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice; and a U.S. Delegate to U.N. conferences on restrictive business practices and on transfers of technology.